22 Mar

Into your hands Lord do we commit their spirits.

I Am Not Sick Boy

Anyone who reads any of my posts here has heard me talk about the many difficulties of caring for a child with chronic diseases.  Many are born with these illnesses and live their entire lives with them such as my son Alex.  There are others that develop their disease, syndrome, or other condition in their youth.  As an adult, we understand our sickness and what is needed:  Surgery, necessary blood tests, or examinations.  It is not so for our little ones.

If you could imagine what it would be like to have strangers poking and prodding every inch of your body, what would you think?  Children are at the mercy of the doctors, nurses and lab technicians.  As they grow, there are medicines, appointments, surgeries, procedures and all the other things that are ordered for their illness.  Everything is completely out of their hands.  No control.  They have anxiety and…

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3 Responses to “WHEN WILL THEY LISTEN?”

  1. pattyalcala March 22, 2015 at 6:22 am #

    Thank you so much for the reblog!

    • dancingpalmtrees March 22, 2015 at 6:23 am #

      You’re Welcome. Yours is a much needed message. The word must get out so more children and adults with chronic illness and disabilities can receive help.

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